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18th January 2017

 

Ireland is Calling you to the Aviva Stadium

Take the family on a day out with our fantastic Family Fares or avail of our discounts when you use a Leap Card.

The boys in green kick off their RBS 6 Nations campaign on the 4th February in Murrayfield, with their first game in the Aviva Stadium on the 25th February against France. After a poor 6 Nations last year Ireland will be looking to continue monument after a successful November Series and a historic win over the All Blacks in Chicago.

Even though some of the iconic leaders have departed in the last number of years we still have a lot to look forward to with the young blood coming through the provinces who have already made a name for themselves in the Pro12 and Champions Cup.

DART to the Aviva 139KB

With the looming British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand, every player from each Nation will we be looking to put their stamp on the game with the hopes of getting a plane ticket from Warren Gatland.

England will be the team to beat his year after winning the Grand Slam last year and finishing their year unbeaten with a 13 game winning streak. With the likes of Sean O’Brien and Peter O’Mahony back after missing last year’s 6 Nations due to injury, Ireland's hopes of beating England and lifting the Trophy on 18th March have increased.

Aviva Stadium

The easiest way to travel directly to the ground is to take the DART. The line actually runs under the West stand of the stadium and stops at Lansdowne Road Station.

Extra DART capacity will be added before and after each game for supporters going to the games. 

Leap Card

Customers can save up to 20% on Dart and short hop zone rail journeys in the Dublin area when using Leap card instead of single or return tickets. Check out current Leap Card fares and see what you can save today.

DART to the Aviva 139KB

Save time and money (up to 20%) when you use a Leap Card to pay.

Family Tickets

Take the family on a day out by train with our fantastic family tickets valid for 1 or 2 adults and up to 4 children. For more information on prices and a full list of destinations available please click here

If you cannot find the information you require please see our Fares and Ticketing page or email info@irishrail.ie

Web Fares

From €19.99* each way to and from;
  • Cork
From €17.99* each way to and from;
  • Belfast
  • Galway
  • Sligo
From €9.99* each way to and from
  • Limerick
  • Ennis
Priority for customers who book online

Customers wishing to travel by rail need to book their tickets online as services will be extremely busy and priority will be given to customers who book their tickets online. There is limited availability on services so don't miss out and buy today.

Students

Students can also avail of our discounted student fares when booking online. Our student return fare to Dublin Heuston from Limerick is €23 and from Cork is €32.50. This also includes free reserved seating where applicable.

Up Coming Fixtures

25th February

Ireland Vs. France, kick-off 16:50hrs

Additional Services:

  • 15.40hrs Greystones to Dublin Connolly.
  • 19.05hrs Dublin Connolly to Sligo will be deferred until 20.05hrs.
  • 19.35hrs Dublin Heuston to Galway will be deferred until 20.10hrs.
  • Additonal DART services will operate.

Grand Canal Dock Station will be closed from 18.05 hrs to 19.20 hrs. No trains will call at Grand Canal Dock during this time.

18th March 

Ireland Vs. England, kick-off 17:00hrs.

For further information on getting to/from the Aviva Stadium click here.

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*Subject to availability, quotas apply. Reserve Seat Only option is not available on additional services. Online Terms & Conditions apply.

More Blogs:

Why not give the Pro12 a try and travel by train?
Take the Train to see the Giants of Rugby in the Champions Cup?

 

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